Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

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Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 8, 1973
Winning time 3:52.45 WR
Medalists
Gold medal    East Germany
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    West Germany
  1975»
1973 FINA
World Championships

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Diving
Individual
3 m men women
10 m men women
Swimming
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 8.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.

World record  United States (USA)
Sandy Neilson
Jenny Kemp
Jane Barkman
Shirley Babashoff
3:55.19 Munich, West Germany 30 August 1972
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Nation Athletes Time Record
8 September Heat  East Germany Andrea Hübner
Eike Schmisch
Angela Franke
Sylvia Eichner
3:56.550 CR
8 September Final  East Germany Kornelia Ender
Andrea Eife
Andrea Hübner
Sylvia Eichner
3:52.45 WR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

?? teams participated in 2 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 1 -  East Germany Andrea Hübner
Eike Schmisch
Angela Franke
Sylvia Eichner
3:56.550 Q, CR
2 1 -  United States Keena Rothhammer
Deena Deardurff
Heather Greenwood
Kim Peyton
3:57.565 Q
2 2 -  Canada 4:01.44 Q
2 1 -  Sweden Anita Zarnowiecki
Irwi Johansson
Diana Olsson
Gunilla Lundberg
4:02.234 Q
2 2 -  West Germany 4:02.61 Q
2 2 -  Netherlands 4:02.94 Q
2 1 -  Italy Laura Podesta
Laura Gorgerino
Patrizia Lanfredini
Novella Calligaris
4:07.432 Q
2 2 -  France  ? Q
2 1 -  Australia Debra Cain
Suzy Anderson
Virginia Rickard
Narelle Moras
4:08.714
2 1 -  Hungary Andrea Gyarmati
Edit Kovács
Ildikó Szekeres
Magdolna Patóh
4:09.020
2 1 -  Venezuela Ileana Morales
Gisela Cerezo
Marianela Huen
S. Arambatsis
4:26.033
2 1 -  Puerto Rico Leslie Thompson
D. McSwain
L. Moreda
María Mock
4:26.803

Final[edit]

The results of the final are below.[2]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 -  East Germany Kornelia Ender
Andrea Eife
Andrea Hübner
Sylvia Eichner
3:52.45 WR
2 -  United States Kim Peyton
Kathy Heddy
Heather Greenwood
Shirley Babashoff
3:55.52
3 -  West Germany Jutta Weber
Heidemarie Reineck
Gudrun Beckmann
Angela Steinbach
3:58.88
4 -  Canada Gail Amundrud
Judy Wright
Wendy Cook
Leslie Cliff
4:00.20
5 -  Sweden Gunilla Lundberg
L. Isaksson
Irwi Johansson
Diana Olsson
4:02.01
6 -  Netherlands Enith Brigitha
A. Segaar
Linda Faber
Veronica Stel
4:02.16
7 -  Italy Laura Podesta
Laura Gorgerino
Patrizia Lanfredini
Federica Stabilini
4:06.59
8 -  France Guylaine Berger
Chantal Schertz
Jacquéline Pele
Marie-Christine Knibiehly
4:08.25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For the Record" (pdf). Swimming World Magazine: 73. October 1973. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Swimming - World Championships 1973 - Women's 4x100 m freestyle". the-sports.org. Retrieved 4 June 2013.